Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

Publicis created this Star Wars-themed spot for Globe Telecom in the Philippines in partnership with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (video above).

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent is stepping down, effective May 1, with COO James Quincey succeeding him in the position.

-JWT CEO Tamara Ingram says we should all focus on our work, not distractions.

The New York Times reports that Matthew McConaughey goes deeper than other A-list pitchmen. And the dude gets PAID. Alright alright alright.

-Independent agency Zak created a parody ad promoting an action figure set of the ASS (Anguish Suffering and Sorrow) SquadDonald TrumpNigel Farage, Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-Un.

-People in the U.K. really like that Marks & Spencer ad.

-JWT worldwide CCO Matt Eastood shares his “guide to an ad career.”

-We all hate banner ads, but one group can’t get enough of them: cyber criminals.